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So my orchid is starting a spike ... now what?

I noticed what appears to be a spike starting on my phalaenopsis. It's probably only been there for about a week or two and, from what I can tell, doesn't grow very quickly. Anyways, I want it to keep growing this spike and flower (obviously), How can I assist my orchid with this process? Do I feed it now? (I'm terrible about feeding it in general.) What NPK? Is there something I should do to help it grow it's spike upwards and not sideways curlicue like its last spike, or should I just let it do as it likes?


(We're looking at the tiny little new growth in the middle of the picture growing to the left ... I know that the light green root curling up to the right and over the plant is an air root.)

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